The Investigation: A Novel

The Investigation: A Novel

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A wild, Kafka-esque romp through a dystopian landscape, probing thedarkly comic nature of the human condition.

The Investigator is a man quite like any other. He is balding, of medium build, dresses conservatively—in short, he is unremarkable in every way. He has been assigned to conduct an Investigation of a series of suicides (twenty-two in the past eighteen months) that have taken place at the Enterprise, a huge, sprawling complex located in an unnamed Town.… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

Claudel doesn’t walk the line with the same grace of Kafka, but in creating a complex novel of ideas without the safety net of an obvious allegorical reading he has managed a rare trick, and for that he should be applauded.

Book Details  

Publisher: Anchor (July 10, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2012

"The 100 books on this year's fiction list encompass a range of categories. Debuts, story collections, thrillers, mysteries, translations, science...

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